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CRICKET WHITTLESEA ASSOCIATION SEMI-FINAL GLEN VALE v WHITTLESEA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
CRICKET WHITTLESEA. ASSOCIATION SEMI-FINAL GItEN VALE v WHITTLESEA :-:The above match was commenced on the Eden Park ground on Satur day afternoon '-.in ideal cricket weather. Glen Vale. , the premier1 team. of the last two. years, were at full strength, but. Whittlesea -had .ome difficulty to raise a team;:only Aight players arriving at the ground, but the officials are looking forwacrd to reinforcements next week. N Arm. trong of Glen Vale won . the' toss from A. Funston (Whittlesea): and' decided to bat. The scores at-the conclusion of the first day's play-were as follows:- GLEN VALE,i -First Innings. T. Draper lbw bi'Fuiiston .. .. 5 J. Armstrong, b A. Funston :. .24 A. Armstrong b iA. Funston . '7 A. Barclay d W.' Siith .. ... . 18 D. Winward e A: Funston b L. Funston . . . 18 N.' Armstrong, b "L. Funston .. 35 H. Woods, c sub, b A Funston '10 K. Ewart. lbw.-b W. Smith . : 1 H. .Blair b L. Fuston . . 18 J. 'Rawlings c A Funstbn b L. Funston 0 E. Rogers not out . . 2 Sundries'.'...
Panton Hill Show PRIZE LIST FRUIT CLASS [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Panton Hill Show ' PRIZE LIST FRUIT CLASS Special Prize,. 6 var. Apples: J. h oward 1; H. J. Masefleld 2. Special Prize, 6 var. Apples, 3 Pears: J.` How ard 1. Tray Jonathan: H., J. Masefleld 1. Tray 5 Crown: . W T.' Smith & 1 Sons 1; H. J. Masefileld 2. Tray Stew- a: arts: W. T. Smith & .Sons 1; H.' . p. Masefleld 2. Tray. Rome Beauty: H. b J. Masefield 1. 12 Jonathans' 2hin: e4 Ii. J. Masefleld 1; W. T. Smith & Sons 2. 12 Jonathais 2".i": H1':1. Masefield S 1; S. Cracknell 2. 1' 3in Jonathanl S. A. Crhckitell 1. 12 Stewarts: J: T Howard 1; W. T. 'Smith & Sons 2. P 12 Granny Smith: S. A. C*racknoll u 1; A. G. Duff 2. 12: Rome Beauty:. H. J. Masefield .1. 6 Riblicd Tomnatoes. ( P. W. Smith 1; Mrs. B.' Tosch 2. ,6 . Smooth Tomatoes: E. IH. Pill 1; 1. . HI. Pill 2. 6 Lemons: :V.` A; Smlnih 1;: Mrs. C. A. Wilson: 2. Lai;gest: Apple: . J. Howard 1.: Clianipion Plate :f o Jonathans: E. II. Pill 'l; (. J. Smith i • Plate Sections--StCiWiiS: 1. How- : ard 1;...
BUY WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
-BUY -WAR SAVINGS - CERTIFICATES To assist in providing the neceessary 'unds solely-for war purposes, War Savings Certificates are now being issued and can be obtained froit any bank or money order office. They have a currency of -seven years and are sold at 16/, £4, and £8, as bearer securities... When they mature they will be valued at £1, £5 and £10 res pectively. The system provides that to meet an emergency, a holder niay cash his' certificates at any time at any place where they are.sold. Within the first year his money will be re fiunded, but'-thereafter the cash value of the' certificates will increase at yearly intervals until maturity. War Savings Certificates offer a splendid opportunity to save for defin ite periods ahead for specific pur poses. They are free from Conmmon wealth or State income tax and stamp duty when they are cashed stamp duty and from exchange when they are cashed. Holdings are lim ited to £250 for any one person. An advertisement giving particular; re...
Eltham Eltham H.E.S. INTER-HOUSE SWIMMING SPORTS WON BY RUTTER HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Eltham Eltham H.E.S. INTER-HOUSE SWIMMING SPORTS WON BY RUTTER HOUSE The competition which was held on Wednesday provided keen interest and some good swimming on the part of competitors. Unfortunately both houses suffered as a result of colds among members. School Champions are: Girl: Elsie Scoggins; Boy, Tom Williams. Results: Seidor Free style/ Boys: T. Williams (S.) 1; Warne (R.) 2; Parsons (R.) 3;, Lister (R.) '4 Do, dirls: J. Rains (R.) 1;:, E. Scoggins ,S.) 2; P. Abbott (R.) 3; A. Gillies .(R.) 4.. Junior free style, boys: K. Jahan (R;) 1; G. Williams ý(S) 2; frevena (R.) 3; Stephensoni (S.) 4. Jo. Girls: K. Gillies (R.), 1; A. Allen (R.) 2; P. Hubbard (R 3; H. Mc ilnaster: (S.) `4. Swimnin clothes, Toys: W~rne (R.) 1; Dosspr (S.), 2 •revena (R.) 3. Novice race, Girls: I. McMaster (S.) 1; P. McMaster ,R.) 2, E. Hughes (S,) 3; N.-Rigbye R.) 4.: Egg and spoon race,, Boys: ,ossor (S.) 1; Rains (R.) 2;' Tre et:a (R.) 3; Joseph (S.) 4. Um irella race, Girls: J. Rains (R.) 1; ,. All...
MILK CONTRACTS BROKEN [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
t'MILK CONTRACTS BROKEN So ,many contr?acts between t1he pro dancb ts'aitardetTlli daoryuen "ai"e: dbeing ibroken by the latter that unless some definite action is taken in the near fqture many milk producers in the Whittlesea' district will face ruin. U nder the conditions of the Milk Board Act' the retailer is enabled to break the contract after it has been in..operation for 12 months, provid ing he gives to the producer 28 days notice. f' his intention to do so. Many of these .contracts have been broken; although the retailers have found no faiiult with.the qualit3' of the milk. It has been stated that they are able to buy treated milk frnom Gipipsland at `d per gallon less thani they .' are paying the Whittlesca dis trict producers. It would seem that the retailers aro endeavouring to squeeze out the lWioplo who are attemnpting to give thb2 plblic a supply of milk at a reason able price, and if the Board, allows too many of'these contracts to be dis carded the zoning system will...
A.I.F. MEMBERS FAREWELLED [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
A.l.F. MEMBERS FAREWELLED ,:On the invitation of Mr. Arthur Kelle, nearly 100 residents of Eltham and -Research gathered at Etham Hall on Easter Thursday evening to say farewell to his brother, Mr. Clem Kelle and to Mr. Gilbert Romney, who were on final leave with the A.I.F. Mr. W. Barling represented the Greensborough R.S.L., Mr. Jack Diamond the Diamond Creek R.S.L., Mr. MlcKeen reprenested Walter Coop Shot factory where Mr. C. Kelle was employed before joining up; and Sgt.-major York and seven N.C.O's were also present. Mr. Everard M.L.A. sent a telegram 'expressing his regret at not being able to at tend. Mr. Hutchinson took the chair. During the evening Mr. Kelle was presented with a pipe and tobacco from his nephew, Malcolm Kelle; a wristlet watch and wallet from his brother; a hand-made money-belt from Mr. Porter and family; 200 cig arettes from his workmates, and on behalf of the Eltham War Service Committee, Councillor Andrew pre sented himn with a Comforts parcel. Mr. Gilb...
FOR AND AGAINST THE APPLE AND PEAR SCHEME PARLIAMENTARY REPRESENTATIVES AT PANTON HILL SHOW President's Prediction Of Effect On Growers [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
FOR AND AGAINST THE APPLE AND PEAR SCHEME PARLIAMENTARY ' REPRESENTATIVES AT PANTON HILL SHOW President's Prediction Of Effect On Growers Speaking in a voice carrying the conviction of bitter experi ence, the president-of the Panton Hill Fruitgrowers' Association .(Mr. S. Cracknell) at the official luncheon on Show Day predicted that if the apple and pear board'continued in its present form fifty per cent of apple and pear producers would be out of business within two years. 'Representatives of Fede'ral and Stat~"Parliaments were also present, and those:at the luncheon heard the' three points of view-":. Federal, State and the Growers'. Mr. Hutchinson, M.H.R., stressed the necessity of looking at the fruit problem from an Australian-wide rather 'than a parochial -point of view; Mr. Everard, M.L.A., on tlie other hand was bitterly opposed to a .scheme which, h'e.said, favored the "big" man at the expense of the "small." Although some days before the:Show the position was so seri ous ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
t?,eg'iterod at ?eneral Post Of)ice, Melbourno for transmission by post as a newspaper. MOTORING TOURS 0Make sure of no HOLD-UP byE Ogetting your car overhauled by. - LYON BROS., * ] EpIXPERT MOTOR ENGINEERS IG(arag'- anLd I.A.C.V. Service StationT Main Road, Eltham I I Tel.: Eltham :173l ~~rd WWW WHME®®1 B!k - MEN ARE MARCHING ! We must back them up with our savings. U U No doubt .you have asked yourself "How can I help U U win the War-and when ?" : One way, and a very valuable way, is by purchasing 0 War Savings Certificates now. All Australians are a urged to do their bit immediately by providing hard ? cash, one of the greatest of all weapons in a modern a " war. And it is so easy--16/- buys a £1 Certificate, U : while the larger amounts of issue, £5 and £10, are a purchasable at £4 and £8 respectively, from any U * Bank or Money Order Post Office. U U Buy.... : War Savings Certificates I * PERCY C. SPENDER, Treasurer. * I a -DIAMOND VALLEY." = SAWMILLS HURSTBRIDGE i PALINGS [ I...
MERNDA [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
MERNDA Mir. and Mrs. W. Taylor accompafn ied by Mrs. Taylor's brother, Mr. David Gibbons, visited the Eildon Weir for Easter and brought home a good supply of both fish and clucks Mrs. Taylor's arms were tired wher: she got home from pulling out the big ones which did not get away Miss Jean Taylor spent the week-enc -with relatives at, Reservoir. IWOLLERT Miss Elsie Yann is home agail after spending a pleasant holiday a. Sorrento.
Correspondence (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Correspondence (To the Editor) A monster meeting of fruit growers will be held :in the Box Hill Town ',Hall on Friday evening April 5, The objects are: (a) To protest against';the; ac quisition of Apples. and Pears; ,: (b) To.- launch THE .?'FRIUIT. GROWERS AND PRIMARY'PRO. DUCERS' DEFENCE"LEAGUE OF VICTORIA; (c) To, appeal for fighting funds for the League; (d)' To. appeal to. districts to form-branches of the above League. The'meeting will have the best speakers- from -the -frujtgrowers, consumers, and members of. the State and Federal Parliaments. I would like to appeal to all pri mary producers to take .a real in terest In this , movement as we are_ striving for their interests. Yo'urs &c. . .KEITH M. SMITH. "Kia Ora,'' Panton Hill, March 28/1940.
PHEASANT CREEK TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
PHEASANT CREEK: TOURNAMENT Ideal' surroundings and delightful weather : contributed laIrgely, to tnhe success o.f'the Easter Tournament ar ranged by the Pheasant Creek Tennis Club and played at. Mrs. 'Coller's court at !!Pharanmond" on Sinday and Monday last. ' There were many visiting player.~ 'lTromvario0.- parts of the State as .well as many loeal . representativej and a thorough feast of tennis ; as enjoyed by all present. Some excellent tennis was played during the touriamment, the finat.e i neiach of the three events being par-, ticularly enjoyable and exciting Handsome silver cups were present ed by Mr. Harold Coller to. thei win ners of each of these eveants, naiie'l, Mixed Doubles-Mr. Roy Coller and Miss Jean Hobbs (Melbourne); 'Men'; Doubles. Mr. E. Brady and Mr. J. Crute (Bacchus Marsh), while on be half of the Ladies' Club which .do nated one of the cu'ps for the Ladies' Doubles, Mrs. Bray presented the win ners of the event, Mrs. J. Crute (of Bacchus Marsh) and Miss J. ...
TENNIS ELTHAM DISTRICT ASSOCIATION EASTER TOURNAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
TENNIS ELTHAM DISTRICT.ASSOCIATION EASTER TOURNAMENT The E.D.T.A. Easter Tournament this year attracted the largest num ber of entries received for some time, and, favored by such wonderful weather, and with the courts in ex cellent condition, an enjoyable time was spent by all. Before a large and appreciative gallery,. W.- L. Greer of Wollert. for the second time in succession won the ,final of the Men's Championship from C. Thorn of Greensborough, in one of the best singles matches seen at Greensborough for some years... Finality was also reached in the :Men's Doubles Championship, 'and Ladies' Doubles Championship. and Men's. Singles Handicap. The re maining events will be concluded on Saturday, March 30. Men's Singles Championship. Results: - Semi.finals: L. Greer d D. McAdie 5-6, 6-1, 6-1; C. Thorn d D. Glasgow 6-1, 6-2. Final:L. Greer :d C. Thorin 5-6, 6-3, 8-6. Men's Doubles Championship Semi-finals: C. Thorn and G. Gil berg d F. Batten and I. Tulloch 8-6; G. Beasley and J. H...
Lower Plenty A.I.F. FAREWELL [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Aower Plenty A.I.F. FAREWELL. On Easter -Monday night a. woll ttended social and dance at the Lower - lenty Hall was given to. membors of 'e 2nd A.ItF. on final leave. Mr. 'Kelld,. on . behalf of the com iittee and i'esidents, presented each oldier. with:.a money belt containing , 10/- note, and said he was proud ,f the fact that so many had enlisted rom :Lower Plenty. Cr. Andreyv, on behalf.of the Elthani, War Service Committee, presented -ach with a. Comfort Parcel and said hey set a splendid example to the South Riding. Both wished them a speedy and happy return. The following received tile gifts-Privates Castledene, W. i3roes, C. Gay, Fletcher and E. Rlow le.. They thanked all for the presents and were hcartily cheered.
Panton Hill A.W.N.L. Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Panton Hill A.W.N.L. Meeting The annual meeting of the Pauton Hill branch of the A.W.N.L. was held in the Gibson Hall on March 19. Of ficers elected were: President, Mrs. J. Quilliam; vice-presidents, Mrs. McLachlan, Mrs. Shanhun and Mrs. Wilson; secretary, Miss C. Lewis; treasurer, Mrs. B. Smith; delegate to Council, Mrs. J. Quilliam. Mrs. Claude Couchman, President of the League, addressed the meeting. She urged women to take a keener inter est in politics, also in their zeal for war activities not to neglect the or dinary local needs, such as the church etc. A discussion took place over the difficulties of the Apple and Pear Board. A 'vote of thanks was tendered to the speaker by Mrs. Quilliam. BRIGADE'S THIRD FIRE Panton Hill Bush Fire Brigade turned out to its third fire on Wed nesday afternoon, when an outbreak occurred on Miss, Marshall's property at the back of the Rob Roy hill climb near Christmas Hills. 1, The alarm was given by Mr. Max Clinton and 23 members of,. . the br...
Wollert Tennis Success [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Wollert )!Tennis Success In the Greensborough1 Easter Ter nis Tournament a party of Woller' mlayers including Mrs. E. Yanm, Mi?a F.' McKiminie, of ,Thomastown, an' Mr. L. Greer, N. Pittaway, of Wollert pairticipated.' Lannie Greer again wo" "he Men's Singles Championship fo' the second year in succession. METHODIST PICNIC Wollert Methodist Sunday' Schoo held their annual picnic to St. Kild. 3each on Saturd(ay. Everybody enJoye, themselves, though the day was dul! The homecoming was considerably de layed by the disappearance of one little picnicker, who .had, wandered away to see the 'sights of St. Kilda.
LET'S LAUGH! [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
LET'S LAUGH! Ite was the envy of all his friends. He had a wife and an automatic cigarette lighter-and they, both worked. * * Bui Driver: "You blinkin' pedes trians are a blinkin' nuisance!" Casualty: "'Ere! 'Oo's a pedes triain? I've just fallen off your blinkin' bus!" The absent-minded professor who kissed his money goodbye and sent his wife to the bank wasn't so far out, after all.
Yarrambat Mining [Newspaper Article] — Eltham and Whittlesea Shires Advertiser — 29 March 1940
Yarrambat The 145 feet shaft and workings of¼. Messrs. Burkett and Adams have been fitted with machinery to expedite hauling. Mr. Durkett, who is an in ventor of some standing and very clever with machinery, has installed a new winch driven by a large Ronald son & Tippet kerosene engine. Forty gallon drums are used as cages, 2 tons per hour being raised. When the drum leaves the shaft and re malins temporarily suspended an auto matic guide directs it upon a trolley. on which it is carriefl to the tippinlg point. The owners are hoping; to` cut :the .rich lode in -Clayton's which is dip iiing' iorthi into ttheir property. - All wish them every success. 'For the second time their storeroom has been. broken into and things removed.